Travel Blogs from Santiago
They say that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line. That's true, but only if you subscribe to the laws of the time space continuum. If you suspend your beliefs in these laws even just a little bit, amazing things can happen. For example, if you can bend space and time and travel from one point to the other across the resulting in between space, you can get there faster. Straight lines are for suckers, after all we are throwing rules ...
... castle at the top. Franco stopped the tour for a break at one of the cafes near the hill so Tina and I headed on up. Kudos to the Paddy mayor for his foresight. It was a lovely place to visit and the views from the top.... ... would have been uh-mazing. Except for the smokey haze. Or was it smog? The previous day Tina and I had spotted a few fires from the plane as it began its descent (please put your chair in the upright position and return your stow-away table). ...
... different without the kindness of strangers. And while I normally try to keep this blog focused on me (the only important person here) without dropping too many names, I think now is the time.
To the Foreigners:
Without the camaraderie formed on the W (Shout out to the Dutch and Australians). Without that wonderful family in Uruguay who went so far out of their way to help strangers. Without my amazing new Canadian friends ...
... the views were amazing we got a little bored of being stuck on the bus at the Chilean/Argentinian border for.....SIX HOURS!!! The bus was playing films so we watched about 5 movies on this journey. The Chilean/Argentinian border was soooo slow and inefficient. They need to definitely restructure their processes. I hated this journey. I felt so sick and it just took so long. But the views were lovely, have a ...
... came close to a rebirthing experience! Then we discovered we had no idea which exit to take so we tried a few, walking several blocks before returning to the metro to try a different exit. We've seen every street around our area! Not really recommended to have no map and no idea of the address of your hotel! Luckily the Chileans are very nice and helpful, though not that many speak English. Actually the duty manager at our hotel, Eduardo, lived in Melbourne for ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service